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I Am Unhappy In a Relationship

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    11-10-10 *This story was back in November as well, with the guy I dated for a couple months... worst decision ever. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    Alone!

    I am in a relationship with someone who loves himself more than he loves me. He does love me don't get me wrong but I am not the most important thing in the world to him. 7 months ago we had a baby boy which adds to the stress. I just find that he wants to party...
    Crystal7 Crystal7 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    Unhappy and Don't Know How to Leave

    Hello,I've been in a steady relationship with a guy for almost four years.Sometimes we get along really good. Other time we are at each .As long as everything is going his way everything is wonderful, but he doesn,t want me to anything away from him.He doesn't want me to have any...
    wacky wacky 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    If You’ll Just Love Me Too

    What can I do to win your heart? What is it about me that sets me apart? How can I show you the way I really feel? How can I prove to you that my love is real? Every time I reach out to touch you, you take a step in the opposite direction. I can never understand the way you feel...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M Oct 29, 2012

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    When Will I Be Happy Again?

    I am in love with a man that do not love me the same way that I love him. Sometimeshe make me feel so good but other times he treat me like a child. I am pregnant with his child and he does not want me to work. He moves his cousin that I do not even know in our home and tells me...
    deered deered 26-30 1 Response Oct 7, 2010

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    I Found the Only Person Who Doesn't Want a Relationship!

    Most people in this world WANT to find someone to love and be loved by. Most people want to find that special person to share their life with. Most people want to live a life with their best friend, lover & partner! I found the one person in life who doesn't seem to care...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    I feel so unhappy right now :((
    Sunflower93 Sunflower93 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I feel unhappy and there's nobody who I talk to :(((
    Sunflower93 Sunflower93 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Its hard making friends in the area that are open to this kind of relationship and on top of that the few you do find question our relationship.
    Boyfriendfor2 Boyfriendfor2 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 4 years now and I'm so unhappy my husband would rather play video games and smoke pot can spend time with me. he sleeps in bed with me maybe 3 times a month...
    lonelyandconfusedwife2015 lonelyandconfusedwife2015 26-30, F 5 Responses May 6

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    a few years ago i had a really good job, i had my own home, i was single. my current bf of 9 years and i were split up at the time but we were still friends. well i decided to take...
    miracle1487 miracle1487 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    In every relationship I've had, I've given everything. Literally everything I have to give. And was happy to do it. I can't explain how good it made me feel to be so invested in...
    Bicurious12345 Bicurious12345 18-21, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    So, after 9 months of long distance relationship.. We decided to break up. This happened especially because he started liking a girl and he was suffering for the distance. Anyway...
    cindyy4 cindyy4 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I've actually only had Interracial relationships. Idk why I'm sooooo EXTREMELY attracted to white men!!!
    KeepItSimple98 KeepItSimple98 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've been needing to say this out loud for a long time now and I have never had anyone to talk to. I can't even talk to my best friend about it. I met my husband when I was 17...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    There are plenty of careers in middle management. In my field it is hard to find anyone who hasn’t had a divorce. I was blinded by the income partly because I could provide...
    oconnorleah oconnorleah 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I feel in love with an absolutely wonderful person 2 years ago. Shortly after we moved to California and everything changed, she became distant, loss her sense of humor, and so...
    Nasha24 Nasha24 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    I was in a complicated relationship for 2 years the only thing I got out good out of the relationship was my beautiful daughter that I love unconditional, but it sucks that her...
    allyvee allyvee 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    story time: the fight I had with my boyfriend tonight; I'm just so exhausted and tired of all this fighting. I'm completely lost. He firsts gets upset with me & calls me...
    xxseekingserenityxx xxseekingserenityxx 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yes,I do unhappy..My childhood was very miserable ..My dad actually is a person has some mental problem ..Depression ! He is somehow a little bit obsession too ! He wanna I become...
    Noneever Noneever 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    The title of the experience sums it all up. It's so true.... I've been in ****** relationships, been called many things mostly for no reason at all. Plus I'm not one to just sit...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    Every guy I have met is disappointing... Some people are just doomed to have terrible luck in love relationships ... And I m one of them. Why can't I just accept the truth and stop...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 21 Responses May 6

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    I've been through bad and good relationships I'm only 16 so what do i know but I remember a quote from Christopher J McCandless "Happiness Only Real When Shared" this sums up why...
    Dave24young Dave24young 13-15, M 1 Response May 6

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    Recently, 4 weeks ago, my boyfriend arrived from Abu Dhabi to meet his family. During 1 week he was with me after his trip, he was so strange and I felt something was wrong. Im...
    sarahvenice sarahvenice 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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    So been with my gf for 4 years and have a son together. We were apart for 1 1/2 yrs bc of school. Distance made things so much harder. I decided to take a break for each of us to...
    goofy1988 goofy1988 26-30, M 1 Response May 12

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    I suppose there are successful marriages...but the statistics say there are more ending than those staying together ... Furthermore there is no real way to gage/ measure if those...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    I've been with my husband for 9 years, married for 8; we don't have kids and I'm 35; he is 40. We have struggled through our marriage at times as a result of my husband's drinking...
    SadPanda35 SadPanda35 31-35, F 3 Responses May 19

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    Im not sure I can forgive my husband for the disrespect that he's shown me. Our relationship and marriage was always rocky, but we've continued to try. I had to move out before we...
    mph94 mph94 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm sorry you're going through this. Remember that anything done out of love is not stupid. You have two beautiful children out of this relationship, so focus on them. She's not...
    Need2bTIH Need2bTIH 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I am so unhappy. There is no love between my husband and I. He insults me even in front of others. We do not enjoy any of the same activities. We rarely spend time together. We...
    holeforheart holeforheart 31-35, F 3 Responses May 3

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    Why are there so many scumbags on this sight? They use the unhappy lonely experiences to feed on people. Something that should be positive those sad pathetic scumbags turn bad.
    Wantfreedom67 Wantfreedom67 46-50, F 3 Responses May 4

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    what if i'm both , i'm unhappy and alone it's hard , nothing is going to get better **** it
    linadabaghie linadabaghie 13-15, F 4 Responses May 21

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    I came to this realization today watching my parents. I've been spending a lot of time with them recently, which is unusual, and I don't know if I just didn't notice it before, or...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been intimate with an unhappy married woman...
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Just the thought of being In a relationship gives me a panic attack. Yes I do want to be in a committed relationship in the long run but what frightens me is getting into a...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 4 Responses May 9

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    2 years ago I was in a relationship with an abusive ******* who made me feel like **** everyday and then made me believe it was my fault for feeling like ****. Now that I've had...
    Kesaroo Kesaroo 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There is a reason why I find myself excuses to avoid relationships. Confidence and self-esteem go hand in hand and they are mostly essential for a successful relationship. I...
    Irwenzo Irwenzo 22-25, M May 3

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    Its a strange one this. I was in a long term relationship that ended on very bad terms and was stuck for someone to go on a summer holiday with. I ended up going backpacking alone...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    Me and my boyfriend have been together for almost 2 years. Also we've both never been in a relationship before and i feel that's crazy in a good way. I can't believe he has SO much...
    CandyDreamsx CandyDreamsx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    Oh boy. So since my post about never having a boyfriend, I have had two rather flakey relationships and neither of them has lasted more than a month. For all of you out there who...
    ExoFae ExoFae 22-25, F May 8

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    When I was in my early 20's, I met a guy. He was tall, handsome, smart, kind and extremely funny. He made me laugh so often I felt as though my heart was smiling too. We had so...
    RosieeeT RosieeeT 22-25, F May 15